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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Rosanne Gulisano  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1945 in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

A lifelong resident of Illinois, I was born and raised in Chicago and attended Visitation School on the south side of Chicago from kindergarten through high school. Attended Harper College in Palatine, Illinois. Moved to the suburbs after my marriage and now live in St. Charles, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rosanne Gulisano is the founder and facilitator of ''Lifestories: Creating a Memoir'', a memoir-writing series of workshops. She has been writing and speaking about memoir-writing since 1999, inspiring people from all walks of life to write their stories for future generations. She has taught her workshop for seniors groups, womens clubs, girlfriend weekends, in libraries, park district programs and in community college classes. She is a freelance ghostwriter, specializing in working with others to write their memoirs. Her book, ''From Intention to Reality: A Guide for Writing Your Own Life Story'' is currently available on her web site at: [].

Selected Titles At Your Library

From intention to reality :
ISBN: 9780615214160. OCLC Number: 505460260

Morris Publishing,. .

Additional Title Information

  • From Intention to Reality

    , Morris Publishing, 2008

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

    Contact Rosanne at or 630-587-1929 to book a speaking engagement or writing workshop. I have done workshops for groups of 6 to more than 100 people. My usual audience is above 50 years of age, but I also can gear a workshop to families or younger adults. My fee depends on the needs of the group and I have no limits on traveling.